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Azadi Train attracts large number of people at Lahore Railway Station.

LAHORE -- Azadi Train entertained the local people here at city Railway Station with its striking features of display of heroic struggle of national heroes, paintings and cultural floats.

The local people including youngsters, students, senior citizens and families took keen interest in the galleries and cultural floats of all four provinces including Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Jammu Kashmir.

The local people are visiting Railway Station in a large number to welcome the beautifully illuminated Azadi Train, which is plying across the country as part of Independence Day celebrations.

The main objectives for running the Azadi Train were to highlight the aspects of Freedom Movement, to pay tribute to sacrifices of Armed Forces for the defence of the country, besides promotions of culture and heritage of the all the provinces.

Azadi Train would cover about thousands of kilometers long journey in 15 days which started from Margalla Station on august 12 would be culminated at Karachi on August 25.

After a two-night stay in Lahore, the train will leave for Multan via Raiwind and after staying for a night or two at various stations including Khanewal and Sukkur will culminate its journey on August 25.

Officer Incharge Azadi Train Iftikhar Hussain said that Azadi Special Train receiving overwhelming response from the people at every railway station. He said that huge crowd was excited to have a glimpse of beautifully decorated Azadi train.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
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Date:Aug 17, 2017
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